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Lakeside Artisans Continue Thursday Demos

OSWEGO, NY – Continuing its tradition of offering arts demonstrations on Thursdays during the farmers’ market, Lakeside Artisans, 191 W. First St., will sponsor demos for the remainder of July and the beginning of August.

The free demos will take place from 5-7 p.m. in Lakeside Artisans’ shop.

Fly tying enthusiast Ron Nix at work.
Fly tying enthusiast Ron Nix at work.

On July 25, John Ruttan will demonstrate wood-turning on the lathe.

Ruttan’s turned bowls, boxes, wine stoppers and more are displayed at Lakeside Artisans.

On August 1, Ron Nix will demonstrate the art of fly tying.

Nix, an avid fisherman, will share his knowledge and proficiency with tying various fly patterns.

On August 8, Carol Burghart will demonstrate a new and unusual watercolor technique.

Burghart will share her technique for producing shimmering paintings by using gold gesso as a base.

Her work is also on display at Lakeside Artisans.

Lakeside Artisans’ summer schedule is Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday until 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.